Citizens Enjoy Election Updates On Park Lawn, LED Screens At Major Squares

Bhubaneswar: Hundreds of citizens enjoyed the viewing of the counting process and the continuous updates of the results for the formation of 17th Lok Sabha and the respective Assemblies at Biju Patnaik Park yesterday with arrangements done by Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA). While the Chief Electoral Officer, Odisha placed a LED screen of 10X12 feet […]

Music Jugalbandi At Udayagiri-Khandagiri

Bhubaneswar: Video blogger and Intern with a leading IT company, students from TERI (Energy and Resources Institute), Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) University, senior official of Reserve Bank of India (RBI), dental surgeon and vocal artist Sashikant joined the 70th Monks, Caves and Kings among others. For the first time the heritage trail at the Twin […]

Roof Top Solar Panels Mandatory for New Building Plan Approval

Bhubaneswar: Due to huge consumption of electricity in the Capital and Smart City Bhubaneswar, the Government of Odisha has decided to make rooftop solar panels mandatory for new building plan approval. This mandatory rule came at the first Executive Council meeting of Odisha State Council on Science and Technology held under the chairmanship of the […]

IG Park Gets Play Rides for Children

Bhubaneswar: Taking its child-friendly development ideas and inclusiveness in public spaces, the Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) has added rides for the kids in the Indira Gandhi Park in the heart of the city near the PMG Square. Recently the park was in limelight with its selection as one of the major venues for the Bhubaneswar […]

BDA Completes Lighting of Anantavasudeva and Other Temples

Bhubaneswar: Under its “Light Sculpture Project’’, the Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) has finished lighting of Anantavasudeva Temple, the only Vishnu temple in the Old Town area as most of the temples are Shiva temples around the Ekamra Kshetra, the ancient name of the Temple City. Anantavasudeva is the only major Vishnu Temple in Bhubaneswar. A […]

BDA Makes Public Spaces Meaningfully Beautiful

Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) under its innovative community engagement and place-making project, named Bhubaneswar Public Spaces (BPS), involved 100 architecture students from different institutions in and around the city to design 30 public spaces across the Temple City. The project included spaces such as under flyover space, plazas at major junctions, underutilized spaces […]

New Signage in Seven City Parks

Bhubaneswar: Not only the Old Town area is decked up with heritage signage near the beautiful monuments, but seven major city parks under the Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) have got a new look with magnificent and meaningfully designed signage. The seven city parks with signage and way findings by BDA include: Indira Gandhi Park, Biju […]

Bhubaneswar All Set to Colour Its Skyline

Bhubaneswar: Under its ambitious “Light Sculpture Project’’, the Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) has taken up illumination of three major flyovers i.e. Vani Vihar, Acharya Vihar and Jaydev Vihar in the heart of the city and also illumination of six parks and 17 temples in the Old Town area to create an impressive lighting arrangement to give […]

ANPIC and BDA Jointly Organize International Art Symposium

Bhubaneswar: India’s 1st International Public Art Symposium (IPAS) was kicked off last week here at Kalinga Nagar area of Bhubaneswar where eminent persons including Manoj Kumar Mohanty, Secretary, BDA, Bhabani Sankar Chayani, Member Enforcement, BDA, Debasundar Mohapatra, City Engineer BMC, Sashanka Mohapatra, Managing Trustee, ANPIC, Khitish Das, Curator IPAS, Ashokananda Dhar, Chief Horticulturist, BDA, Suparna Surabhita Das, […]

Jagannath Basti Demolition and Relocation Completed Today

Bhubaneswar: Today the remaining 100 houses of Jagannath Basti along the NH near Jayadev Vihar were demolished by the joint eviction squad of BMC and BDA. Yesterday 200 houses were demolished at Jagannath Basti by the city administration. While the process of demolition started on September 27 and was completed today, on the Day III […]